Daniel Berrigan, a Catholic Jesuit priest, a protester, a poet, a dedicated uncle and brother, died last weekend at the age of 94.
The world changed irrevocably 70 years ago, on Aug. 6, 1945, when the United States dropped the first nuclear weapon in history on the civilian population of Hiroshima, Japan.
Sep 23, 2014 to Sep 24, 2014
Octopus Books at 25One Community
2nd floor, 251 Bank St.Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 24' 58.86" N, 75° 41' 48.9732" W
Between 1965 and 1973, a small but active cadre of Canadian anti-war groups and peace activists launched campaigns to open the border. Jessica Squires tells their story, often in their own words.
Militarism creates its own state of permanent exception: anything done in the name of "national defence" is above the law, and any calls for accountability are laughed off as unpatriotic.
These seasons emphasize new beginnings, reconciliation and peace. Yet globally, peace is in short supply.
Our Way to Fight is based on four years of intensive research and encounters with more than 60 grassroots peace and human rights activists in Palestine and Israel.
Nov 7, 2011 to Nov 8, 2011
25 Cecil StreetM5T 1M1 Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 23.1192" N, 79° 23' 45.96" W
Join us for an evening of food and conversation with S. Brian Willson, and get an update on the most recent developments in the campaign to win asylum in Canada for Iraq War resisters.
Toronto's convention is an important opportunity for anti-war activists to assess their work in the last few years, build new networks, and re-launch the anti-war movement.
Michael Riordan's Our Way to Fight, is a compelling compendium of first-hand accounts from both sides of the Israel/Palestine divide that chronicles modest yet meaningful reconciliation efforts.
Feb 10, 2011 to Feb 11, 2011
612 Markham StreetM6G 2L8 Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Launch of a compelling book about those who’ve transcended the wall and refuse to see the other as enemy.